'Sup guys. To recap from last week, this blog is all about what years of Jiu Jitsu taught me about recruiting, and how the martial art has refined and honed my career skills. The first three steps, explained in much more detail in the last blog cover:
Having a Game Plan: know what you’re…
Added by Rick Girard on April 6, 2017 at 4:59pm — No Comments
The world of recruitment and marketing software is massive and girl do I love a bit of software.
Many a time over my five years working in recruitment marketing I have felt like a new tool would fix everything. That we'd be more efficient, more successful…Continue
It’s been awhile since I’ve posted. In the month I’ve been MIA, I hit a milestone in my life that I’m damn proud of: after years of training, I earned my purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Just one more belt closer to black.…Continue
Added by Rick Girard on March 29, 2017 at 4:19pm — No Comments
You’ve done it. You’ve landed yourself a great offer at an exciting new company that will challenge and inspire you to achieve greatness. You’ve deliberated the pros and cons of a new career choice, and know you’re heading to greener pastures. The details…Continue
Added by Rick Girard on February 27, 2017 at 3:00pm — No Comments
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Your best tool as a recruiter is your ability to step into the shoes of your applicants. What’s their experience like?
The candidate experience is a great place to start making improvements to your recruitment process, which is where Deanna began. As the Human Resource Director for Care Mountain, she knew…Continue
If your company is struggling to stay afloat, there may be a number of reasons for it. But something you might not have considered is the role effective IT professionals and services can play in helping get your company out of the doldrums. If any of the following…Continue
Added by Anica Oaks on January 5, 2017 at 5:14pm — No Comments
Whether you’ve tried them or not, I’m guessing you’re familiar with the invasion of video interviews. When they infiltrated organizations several years ago, maybe you thought they were just a phase and wouldn’t stand the test of time,…Continue
Added by Holly Wade on October 12, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments
I watched as my niece played with my iPhone the other day. She is only 2 years old. As she clicked on the YouTube icon, she unexpectedly threw herself on the floor in a fit of impatience. That Pepper Pig video couldn’t load quick enough.
We are all moulding our attraction…Continue
On March 22nd, Year 7 children at registered schools across the UK received free BBC micro:bit’s. The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized, codeable computer aimed at…Continue
Added by Enigma People Soultions on April 5, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments
I love technology. I enjoy nothing more than trying out the latest app or discovering something new I can do with my programs that will positively impact my work (and make me look like the genius who came up with the original idea).
Having said all this, my experience of working in the…Continue
We contacted Suzanne Lucas, also known as the Evil HR Lady, and asked if we could interview her about the topic of technology in the HR world. She agreed, and during the very first question, we mentioned…Continue
As technology becomes integrated into every business process, there are security vulnerabilities created as well. As advancing and convenient as most technology is, these gaps in security can greatly hurt a business if cyber-criminals decide to target you. Your own company should work to eliminate these IT vulnerabilities through following the three strategies below.…
Added by Brooke Chaplan on January 7, 2016 at 10:21am — No Comments
Even though it's December that hasn't stopped the recruiting headlines from rolling. Here's my latest roundup of who and what is making news. Stay in touch with everything I write here.
LinkedIn Revamps Its Jobs Listings…Continue
Yet Again, this year HR technology rocked at the conference in Las Vegas with presence of so many illuminated participants, Innovators, Entrepreneurs and new-age startups in particular. More announcements and announcements, product releases about new features, mergers and acquisitions, finest wines, latte and VIP…Continue
As a recruiting and staffing agency you want to win clients, place candidates efficiently and conveniently access information needed to make strategic decisions. A strong ATS (applicant tracking system) with a built in recruiting CRM software (customer relationship management) can…Continue
So far in 2015, the tech topic on the tip of everybody’s tongue has been virtual reality (VR) and the potential applications it might have. As always with the release of any technology, some believe VR could be a worldwide game-changer and some think it’ll be a bit of a damp squib. We won’t know…Continue
Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on June 3, 2015 at 8:29am — No Comments
Figures suggest the probability of quitting is over 92% when workers have to commute for over 45 minutes. Others say that an extremely short commute leads employees to remain in their jobs 20% longer. It’s no surprise that candidates are more likely to reject a job offer if the commute is too long when they’re less likely to stay.
How can you make sure that candidates don’t reject the offer because of commuting? How can you ensure that they stay once they’re there? Let them search by…Continue
Added by Louisa Bainbridge on May 6, 2015 at 7:54am — No Comments
In Women in Technology: Promoting a Broader Perspective, I argued that women can make strong contributions in technology-focused areas without being employed by technology firms or educated…Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on February 27, 2015 at 9:22am — No Comments
For the UK to be a true digital leader there’s one thing that’s for certain – We need to address the skills gap. According to Make or Break: The UK’s Digital Future, a recent report from the House of Lords,…Continue
Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on February 23, 2015 at 10:24am — No Comments